|Pakistan: Eid-ul-Fitr moon sighting Committee to meet today|
18 August 2012
Karachi: A meeting of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee for sighting of Shawal moon (Eid ul Fitr) will be held on 29th of Ramazan, August 18 (Saturday) at Pakistan Meteorological Department building Karachi.
The Zonal and District Ruet e Hilal Committee will hold their meetings on Saturday at their respective places after Asr prayers.
Likewise, the Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal committee, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) will hold its meeting at building of Ministry of Religious Affairs, near General Post Office (GPO) Islamabad.
All information about the position of crescent will be conveyed to Chairman, Central Ruet e Hilal Committee in Karachi on Cell No. 0300 9285203, 021 5688307, 021 9204761, 021 5684550, 021 99261404 (Met Department) for final announcement.
Earlier Pakistan Meteorological Department announced that the Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Fitr would probably be celebrated in the country on August 20.
In a statement issued, the met department said that there are chances of moon sighting on August 19 instead of August 18.
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